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Minister of the Interior

Mariusz Błaszczak

Mariusz Błaszczak was born on 19 September 1969 in Legionowo. He is a history graduate of the Faculty of History at the University of Warsaw. He is also a graduate of the National School of Public Administration and post-graduate studies in Local Government and Local Development and in Management in Administration.

After the studies, he worked in the local administration at the Legionowo City Hall. In the years 2002-2004, he was a deputy mayor of the Warsaw Wola district, and in December 2004 he became the mayor of the Śródmieście district.

From 31 October 2005, he was the Head of the Chancellery of the Prime Minister. In March 2007, the President of the Republic of Poland Lech Kaczyński appointed him as the Minister – a member of the Council of Ministers. He was elected a Deputy of the Law and Justice party in the 2007 parliamentary elections. He was re-elected in the 2011 elections. In 2015, he once again was elected a Sejm Deputy.

On 16 November 2015, he was appointed by the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda to the position of the Minister of the Interior and Administration.


Member Country - particular information

Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Poland

ul. Stefana Batorego 5
02-591 Warszawa
web: www.mswia.gov.pl
General Coordinator: Ms Anna Tulej
tel. + 48 22 60 141 20
fax. +48 22 60 141 06
Contact Point: Ms Joanna Długołęcka
tel. + 48 22 60 158 89
fax. +48 22 60 141 06

Member of the SALZBURG FORUM since 2006

Total area: 312.679 sq km
Length of National Border: 3511 km (including sea borders)
Total number of habitants: 38 484 000
Inhabitants/km2: 123
Neighbouring states: BY, CZ, DE, LT, RU, SK, UA